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Definition of Larkish
1. playful [adj] - See also: playful
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larkish
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Literary usage of Larkish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1907)
"The shepherd was James Hogg; the larkish advocates were John Gib- eon Lockhart and "Christopher North"; and the audacious bookseller (for publisher was then ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... tinder good atmospheric conditions, the entire photosphere appears as a (larkish background, sprinkled with brighter grains or nodules. ..."
3. Kansas: The Prelude to the War for the Union by Leverett Wilson Spring (1885)
"... larkish business. The posse made short work < the printing-offices — breaking up presses, ..."
4. Mummies and Moslems by Charles Dudley Warner (1876)
"They are however a jolly, larkish set, always skylarking with each other, and are not unlike the newspaper boys of New York; now and then one of them ..."